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(also Scaligeri, della Scala, Scaligerus), an Italian feudal family that ruled in Verona from the 1260’s until 1387.

The rise of the Scaliger family began with Mastino I Scaliger, who became podestà in 1259 and capitano del popolo in 1262. He granted his family the sole right to occupy the latter post, thus establishing a de facto Scaliger tyranny in Verona.

The most important member of the family was Cangrande I, who became joint ruler with his elder brother Alboino in 1308 and then ruled independently from 1311 to 1328. In addition to Verona, he gained power over other cities, including Padua, Vi-cenza, Treviso, Feltre, and Belluno. In the mid-14th century the Scaligers lost most of their holdings, and in 1387 even Verona when the city was seized by the Visconti family, rulers of Milan.

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Part I conisists of six essays on two figures, Scaliger and Casaubon, who have been at the center of Grafton's work: Dirk van Miert, "Confidentiality and Publicity in Early Modern Epistolography: Scaliger and Casaubon"; Nicholas Hardy, "Religion and Politics in the Composition and Reception of Baronius's Annales Ecclesiastici: A New Letter from Paolo Sarpi to Isaac Casaubon"; Joanna Weinberg, "Chronology and Hebraism in the World of Joseph Scaliger: The Case of Arnaud de Pontac (Arnaldus Pontacus)"; Mordechai Feingold, "Joseph Scaliger in England"; Kasper van Ommen, "What Does an Oriental Scholar Look Like?
Sidney mentions both Scaliger and Cristoforo Landino in his peroration (141-42).
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Scaliger (the subject of a previous work of Grafton's) who wanted to reach behind the New Testament and the writings of the Greek and Latin fathers for a full understanding of the Jewish context of Jesus and the early Church.
In this context, Grafton and Weinberg provide particularly intriguing and useful discussion of Casaubon's interaction with Joseph Scaliger.
The great Christian student of calendars Joseph Scaliger may well have been right to proclaim that most 16th-century Jews believed that their fixed calendar went back to Moses himself.
Pontanus (echoing the distinctions of Scaliger [Poetices, Lib.
Contributors (of which there were fifty-two in the two volumes) wrote in five different languages (including Syriac and Hebrew), and counted among them some of the most illustrious intellectuals in France and Europe: Joseph Scaliger, Henri Estienne, Pierre Pithou, Antoine Loisel, and Guillaume Du Vair.
He initially worked on the polymath Joseph Scaliger, whose De emendatione temporum laid the foundation, in 1583, for all subsequent discussion of the chronology of the ancient world.
Old Roman streets have been excavated in Via Dante and nearby in the Via delle Arche Scaliger is a 14th century house which once belonged to the Montecchi family - Shakespeare's Montagues.
The widely influential renaissance theorists Julius Caesar Scaliger and Jacobus Pontanus argued for a wide variety of subject matter in the epigram?